- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 1894-10-01
- Day of Death: 1965-10-01 ( 71 years old )
- Place of Birth: Dafen, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK
- Also Known As: William John Hughes
Gareth Hughes was a Welsh stage and silent screen actor born in the village of Dafen near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire.
He pursued his acting career in the USA and, by the end of 1915 he had become successful on Broadway which led to his involvement in the motion picture business.